OKMULGEE, Ok -- Katherine Lorene Tecumseh , (Seq. Junior 1973), 57, a resident of Beggs, Okla., died on Monday, August 26, 2013 in Okmulgee. She was born in Claremore, Ok to Isreal and Wisey (Scott) Tecumseh on December 20, 1955. She worked for the Muscogee Creek Nation as an Intake Specialist.
Her parents, two brothers: Nero Tecumseh (Seq. Fresh '62) and Willis Tecumseh (Seq. Cls '66) and a sister Jeanette Tecumseh Washington (Seq. Soph '66) preceded her in death.
Survivors include two sons Joe and wife Kimberly Martel Jr. and Louis Barnett of Beggs, two grandsons Joe Martel III and Mekusapv Martel both of Beggs, a granddaughter, Casey Martel of England, brothers Ramsey Tecumseh (Seq. Jr. '66) , Winterhaven, Calif., Rev. July Tecumseh (Seq. Cl '73) and wife Norma Byrd Tecumseh (Seq. Cl '72) of Muskogee, OK, Paul Tecumseh Sr. (Seq.Cl '77) and wife Kim of Bixby, brother-in-law Donald Washington (Seq. Cls. '68) , Sisters, Eldean Tecumseh (Seq. Soph '72), Clewiston, FL, Emma and husband Joe Dominiquez, Dallas, TX, Isabell Tecumseh (Seq. Soph '79) , Morris, Ok. and special friend Ronald Dean Factor Okmulgee, Ok.
Wake service will be on Thursday, August, 29, 2013 and the funeral service will be on Friday at 2 pm both at the Concharty United Methodist Church. Rev. Newman Frank will officiate the services. Burial will be in the Tecumseh Family Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Yv-Hv-Etv Tecumseh, Jabaica Tecumseh, Wilson Tecumseh, Paul Tecumseh, Hyatt Washington, and Theodore Olea. Honorary will be Rowdy Osceloa, Sherman Hill, Jeremy Tecumseh, Emmanual Tecumseh. Services are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Beggs, OK.